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Case TitleMAJUC et al v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00566
Date Filed2018-03-13
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amit P. Mehta
PlaintiffJOHNMARK MAJUC
PlaintiffJOSEPH JOK
Case DescriptionJohnmark Majuc, Joseph Jok, Turjuman Ramadam Adam, and Shafika Hassan submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Justice for records concerning the investigation of BNP Paribus, a global bank. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but denied them under Exemption 7(A) (interference with ongoing investigation or proceeding). The requesters filed administrative appeals, which were denied. Majuc and the other requesters then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2018-03-131COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5372363) filed by JOHNMARK MAJUC, JOSEPH JOK. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - FOIA Request, # 2 Exhibit 2 - Plea Agreement, # 3 Exhibit 3 - Second Amended Complaint, # 4 Exhibit 4 - Stmt of Facts, # 5 Exhibit 5 - Confirmation Email, # 6 Exhibit 6 - Ack of FOIL Request, # 7 Exhibit 7 - Request Denial, # 8 Exhibit 8 - Appeal, # 9 Exhibit 9 - 7-20-17 Acknowledgment, # 10 Exhibit 10 - 8-4-17 Acknowledgment, # 11 Exhibit 11 - Appeal Denial, # 12 Civil Cover Sheet, # 13 Summons)(Heavlin, Tiffany) (Entered: 03/13/2018)
2018-03-13Case Assigned to Judge Amit P. Mehta. (zmd) (Entered: 03/14/2018)
2018-03-14SUMMONS Not Issued as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney General. (zmd) (Entered: 03/14/2018)
2018-03-152REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE filed by JOHNMARK MAJUC, JOSEPH JOK. (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons)(Heavlin, Tiffany) (Entered: 03/15/2018)
2018-03-153MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Elizabth Curran, :Firm- McKool Smith, P.C., :Address- One Bryant Park, 47th Floor, New York, NY 10036. Phone No. - 212-402-9481. Fax No. - 212-402-9444 Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-5375140. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by JOSEPH JOK, JOHNMARK MAJUC (Attachments: # 1 Declaration, # 2 Text of Proposed Order, # 3 Certificate of Service)(Heavlin, Tiffany) (Entered: 03/15/2018)
2018-03-16MINUTE ORDER granting 3 Motion for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Attorney Elizabeth Curran is hereby admitted pro hac vice to appear in this matter. Signed by Judge Amit P. Mehta on 03/16/2018. (lcapm3) (Entered: 03/16/2018)
2018-03-164SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (znmw) (Entered: 03/16/2018)
2018-03-265RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE served on 3/20/2018 (Heavlin, Tiffany) (Entered: 03/26/2018)
2018-03-266RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 3/19/2018. (Heavlin, Tiffany) (Entered: 03/26/2018)
2018-03-267RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 3/26/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 4/25/2018. (Heavlin, Tiffany) (Entered: 03/26/2018)
2018-04-178NOTICE of Appearance by Phillip Lee on behalf of JOSEPH JOK, JOHNMARK MAJUC (Lee, Phillip) (Entered: 04/17/2018)
2018-04-179NOTICE OF WITHDRAWAL OF APPEARANCE as to JOSEPH JOK, JOHNMARK MAJUC. Attorney Tiffany Heavlin terminated. (Lee, Phillip) (Entered: 04/17/2018)
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